Richard Herron Sr.

Richard M. Herron Sr.

E. Stefan Morris

Obituary for Richard M. Herron Sr.

Richard Herron Sr.

May 8, 1957
to
January 28, 2019

Richard Michael Herron, Sr. 61, was born May 8, 1957 to the late Richard Herron and Onie Gilyard (Eddie) in Kansas City, MO.

Richard got his early education with Kansas City public schools, graduating from Central High School in 1975. After high school he joined the US Army where he served time in Germany. When returning home, he moved to Fort Smith, AR to join his family. There he started a new life attending college and later earning a degree in welding; graduating later from Westark Community College. While in college he endured a career as a Disc Jockey known as “KC Wonder Mike”. During this time, he met and married the love of his life Carla M. (Archie)
Herron. To this union came two daughters Caniece and Shelley. His family later relocated to Kansas City, MO where his son Richard M.Herron Jr was then born to complete his family. He worked as a welder for many years providing for his family until he was able to retire. Even in his retirement he started his own business doing odd end welding jobs as well as making barrell barbeque grills. He was always an active hard working man up until the day he left this earth. He loved his family especially his grandchildren. Also, he was a giving soul who loved sports and was one of the biggest Chief’s fans ever.

Proceeding him in death was his daughter, Shelley Herron of Kansas City, MO, his wife Carla M. Herron of Kansas City, MO, his father Richard Herron of Kansas City, MO, his stepfather Edwin Gilyard Jr; Fort Smith, AR, his sister Bonny D. Herron; Kansas City, MO, his sister Carol J. Herron; Kansas City, MO, his brother Donald Herron; Kansas City, MO, also a close cousin Lawrence Hudson; Kansas City, MO.

He leaves to cherish his memories, his daughter Caniece Dameron (Paul) of Kansas City, MO; his grand-daughter Mariyah Sanders; his grandson Payton Dameron; his son Richard M. Herron, Jr. of Kansas City, MO; his granddaughter Journee Herron; his mother Onie Gilyard of Kansas City, MO; his sister Sheila Walker (Luther) of Kansas City, MO; his brothers Larry Herron of Kansas City, Mo, Tony Spencer (Dee), Allen Spencer and Craig Spencer all of Kansas City, KS and a host of other relatives and friends.

Visitation Details

Date and Time:

Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 9:30 AM

Location:

Christian Fellowship Church

4509 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO 64110

Service Details

Date and Time:

Saturday, February 9, 2019 at
10:30 AM

Location:

Christian Fellowship Church

4509 Troost Ave., Kansas City, MO 64110

Interment Details

Interment Type: Cemetery

Leavenworth National Cemetery

Leavenworth, Kansas

Professional Services Entrusted to Elite Funeral Chapel 11525 Blue Ridge Blvd. Kansas City, MO. 64134. Tel: (816) 765-0141 Fax (816) 765-5500